Shafik Sachedina is a qualified dental surgeon who graduated from Guy’s Hospital Medical and Dental School, University of London. He has practiced his profession for many years in England and therefore has earned a lot of experience which he utilizes back home in Tanzania. Currently, he is a joint chairman in the Sussex Health Care, a Company that focuses on offering care to homes and support services. His interest in the healthcare industry has seen him work with institutions like Jamati at Aga Khan in France as head of the department though on a voluntary basis. Apparently, in his community, there is a tradition of voluntary service which he as well exercises in the capacity of him being a medical practitioner. In that case, he assumes various positions for the Ismaili Imamat and community and is chairman of FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance International Coordinating Committee. Being a Muslim, he works with the Institute of Ismaili Studies on the basis of religion as the institute is meant to promote that religion globally. His primary role in the institution is to supervise the activities of all the sixteen branches and delegate roles and responsibilities. In that case, Shafik Sachedina has a beehive of activities in his life that do not necessarily have to revolve around his career.
Prior to his current position and activities, Shafik Sachedina served as a director at the Imara United Kingdom Limited and the Horsham Clinic Limited as well. Irrespective of him being a skilled dental surgeon, most of his background is on the world of charity work. He is involved in a lot of philanthropic activities in his current location and back in his home country. He uses his profession and the positions he assumes to make people’s lives better with the little he has to offer from medicals issues to religious matters. The kind of commitment in doing well in business and becoming a renowned philanthropist that Shafik Sachedina possesses is one to be emulated by upcoming individuals who wish to pursue similar interests. On his part, he does not feel superior to the people he serves, and by committing to charity, he depicts humility that other people in similar positions should exercise. Additionally, it should not always be about the profit that is made but it should be about the people and go an extra mile to makes their lives bearable. Further, Shafik Sachedina is a perfect role model of how people should not forget where they come from and should extend a helping hand whenever it is possible.